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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... around Tap Mun (Grass Island), including Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Fung Wong Wat, according to the Eco-Education & Resources Centre and Green Power study. The findings shed light ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... in a sun-drenched front lobby more befitting a wealthy technology start-up than an educational institution. Xu said tuition of about 400 yuan (HK$500) a month was less than half that in central Tianjin. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... But strong public education coupled with the right incentives turned the situation around. About 80 per cent of waste in the Netherlands is now recycled and 16 per cent is incinerated and turned ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution a greater concern for delegates to annual CPPCC session

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... featured heavily, attracting 1,484 proposals. The proposals called for measures ranging from greater vocational education in minority areas to support for the development of private colleges ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong government to propose cutting food waste by 40 per cent by 2022

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Use of organic treatment centres to ease burden on landfills, but education will play a vital role Food waste to be slashed by 40pc over nine years ... publicity and education like the Food Wise programme launched last year that encouraged consumers to order, and food suppliers to provide, appropriate amounts of food. The plan is not expected ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Indonesia teaching the manta ray tourism mantra in quest to save fish

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 08:07pm by AP

    ... trade regulations for the species. Mary O'Malley, of the San Francisco-based group WildAid, said: "Enforcement and community education are always necessary in order for this or any law ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polystyrene proves to be beach enemy No 1

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to the government's recent promotion about keeping the shorelines clean. But she also called for strengthening civic education. "It is common for beachgoers to dump their rubbish around the area, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Phone app to provide real-time pollution levels in the neighbourhood

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... in Asia to adopt it, the department said. The Clean Air Network said employing the new index was not enough. It urged the department to work with the labour, health and education departments ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangzhou announces emergency measures to tackle heavy pollution

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:26pm by Mimi Lau

    ... health guideline and we are relying on our education authorities to map out implementation details," Yang said. "All of our measures, including ways of informing citizens, monitoring ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shanghai air pollution hovers near index's limit

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 03:05am by Amy Li

    ... to the financial hub's pricey vehicle registrations. Shanghai's education authorities sent out an alert to schools in the morning, suggesting pupils avoid outdoor activities. The US consulate ...




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